Ancient Zionism: The Biblical Origins of the National Idea
Simon and Schuster, 15 juin 2010 - 277 pages
In this unusual and provocative book, Victor Erlich uncovers the origins of the national idea in the Hebrew Bible. Through a series of sensitive and original readings of well-known biblical episodes, Erlich argues that ancient Zionism was not an ideological construct but rather a unique marriage of literary imagination and ethnic pride.
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ANCIENT ZIONISM: The Biblical Origins of the National IdeaAvis d'utilisateur - Kirkus
The story of the relationship, real and imagined, between the biblical land of Israel and the modern state of Israel, would make a wonderful book—but this extended apology for the perceived faults of ... Consulter l'avis complet
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While modern Zionism was an outgrowth of 19th-century nationalist movements, the ties of the Jewish people to the land of Israel can be traced to the Bible. In a creative, inventive, and ingenious ... Consulter l'avis complet
Table des matières
David in Zion
Ritual in the Land
Autres éditions - Tout afficher
Expressions et termes fréquents
Aaron Abraham Ammon Ammonites ancient Hebrews ancient Zionism Arab Babylonia Balaam behold Bible blessing Boaz Canaan children of Israel conquest covenant daughter David Deuteronomy Diaspora dream earth Egyptian Ephron Esau Esther exile Exodus Ezekiel father Genesis God's Haman hand hath hatred Hebrew culture holy idea idolatry idols imagination inheritance intellectual nationalism invention Isaac Isaiah Jacob Jebusites Jephthah Jerusalem Jewish Jews Jonah Joseph Joshua Judah King Korah land of Egypt literal literary living Lord thy magic Manoah metaphor mind Moab Molech monotheism monotheistic Mordecai Moses Nazirite Nineveh Numbers Palestinian passage Pharaoh poetic poetry priest prophets rabbis readers redactors reign remind represent ritual Ruth sacrifice Samson Samuel Saul say unto servants Shechem Solomon story Sumeria Talmud Terah thee thine thou hast thou shalt thy seed told took understanding unto the Lord Uriah vision wife word Zion Zionism zohar
Page 4 - And when the people saw that Moses delayed to come down out of the mount, the people gathered themselves together unto Aaron, and said unto him, Up, make us gods, which shall go before us ; for as for this Moses, the man that brought us up out of the land of Egypt, we wot not what is become of him.